On This Day

What Happened on September 24, 1946

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Yanks set season attendance record of 2,309,029 besting 1929 Cubs

Famous Birthdays

  • "Mean" Joe Greene, American NFL tackle (Pittsburgh Steelers), Coke spokesman, born in Temple, Texas
  • Carson Van Osten, American musician and comic strip writer (Disney), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2015)
  • Jacqueline Courtney, American actress (Another World, One Life to Live), born in New Jersey
  • Jerry Donahue, American guitarist and producer (Fairport Convention, The Hellecasters), born in Manhattan, NYC
  • Marc Neikrug, American composer and musician, born in New York City
  • Pat Pocock, cricketer (intermittent England off-spinner 1968-85)
  • Richard Spring, British MP
  • Robert Jackson, MP/minister of British Civil Service